Volcano on French Indian Ocean island erupts

Lava oozing down the Piton de le Fournaise volcano during an eruption on Thursday. The volcano on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion ranks among the world's most active and has erupted more than 150 times since the 17th century, according t
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Lava oozing down the Piton de le Fournaise volcano during an eruption on Thursday. The volcano on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion ranks among the world's most active and has erupted more than 150 times since the 17th century, according to Nasa. Thursday's eruption was its second this year, reports say.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 04, 2020, with the headline 'Volcano on French Indian Ocean island erupts'. Subscribe